‘Leave It to Beaver’ Star Tony Dow Diagnosed With Cancer
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Tony Dow Diagnosed with Cancer
5/5/2022 5: 53 PM PT
Tony Dow, the former child star who starred in the famous sitcom, “Leave It to Beaver,” has been diagnosed with cancer.
Tony and his wife, Lauren, shared the health news Thursday … announcing his diagnosis and saying they are heartbroken.
The couple did not give details about the type of cancer Tony is fighting, but they thanked their fans for their prayers.
It’s another big health issue for Tony … as we first reported, he was hospitalized back in August with pneumonia, which the family told us was not COVID related.
77-year-old Tony is most famous for playing Beaver’s older brother, Wally Cleaver, during the sitcom’s entire run on TV from 1957 to 1963 … appearing in all 234 episodes.
He also starred as Wally in several ‘Beaver revivals and spinoffs later in his career… and was a star in shows such as “The Greatest Show on Earth”, and “Never Too Young”. “
Tony is regarded as one Hollywood’s best guys… Let’s hope he can beat that thing.
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